Person arrested outside Drake’s home – day after shooting next to mansion

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A person has been apprehended after they sought to access Drake’s home.

It comes a day after the Grammy-award-winning rapper’s security guard was shot outside his Toronto mansion.

Toronto Police said in a statement to Sky News on Wednedsay that “officers were called after a person attempted to gain access to the property”.

“The person was apprehended under the mental health act, and they were taken to receive medical attention.”

A source familiar with Drake’s property told Sky’s partner network, NBC News: “The man didn’t break in. He was immediately confronted at the gate by security and turned over to the police.”

Police said the latest incident has “nothing to do with the investigation from” the shooting.

According to NBC, while police wouldn’t specify the exact location of the attempted break-in, they confirmed the incident on Wednesday happened at the same place where Drake’s security guard was shot the day before.

The shooting happened early on Tuesday morning, soon after 2am local time (7am UK time).

The security guard, who had been standing outside the gates of the property, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the attack.

A suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, according to authorities.

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A representative for the Toronto-born five-time Grammy award winner said Drake was not injured, NBC reported.

Police said they could not confirm if Drake was at home at the time of the shooting.

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